Around Town

Posted: Friday, April 27, 2001


Floyd Dryden Principal Candidates, 5-7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Library. Community reception for the two candidates for the principal's job. Details: 463-1850.

Southeast Music Festival, 6-10 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Group performances, featuring bands, choirs and select solos and ensembles. Details: Ken, 463-1904.

Juneau Macintosh User's Group meeting, 6:30 p.m. Valley Library Conference Room. Presentation on burning CDs and using iTunes. Details: Tim, 789-8470.

Visiting Author Reception and Lecture Presentation, 7 p.m. Juneau Library. Susan Fletcher will explore the importance of stories. Details: 586-5267.

Professor and Poet John Reinhard Literary Reading, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Cost for the reading is $5 per adult, free to UAS students with valid ID. Details: Alexis, 789-1456.

Juneau Children's Peace Choir Spring Concert, 7 p.m., Aldersgate Church. For kids of all ages. Details: 780-5855.

Resolving Household Dog Problems, 7-10 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Seminar sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. $15 individual, $25 household. Details: 364-3924.

Pioneers of Alaska meeting, 7:30 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: Bob, 789-9407.

Saturday, April 28

Berners Bay/Antler River Campout and Wildlife Viewing. Round-trip distance 20+ miles on the water. Details: Gerry, 789-7058.

Audubon Society Spring Migration Bird Trip and Nature Walk, 8 a.m., from Radcliffe Road. Mouth of the Mendenhall River. Walk lasts about two hours, bring binoculars, a bird guide and rubber boots. Details: Judy, 789-9544.

ACTS Community of the Diocese of Juneau Garage Sale, 8 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Parish Hall. Proceeds go to support upcoming ACTS retreats. Details, Alberta, 789-6928.

Juneau Public Health Fair, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. Providing comprehensive free and low-cost health screenings including vision and glaucoma screenings, blood pressure checks, hearing tests and height and weight measures. Details: Valerie, 790-4072.

Household Recycling, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Capital Disposal, Tonsgard Court in Lemon Creek. For glass, aluminum, tin, cardboard and newspaper. Details: 586-5274.

Music Festival Jazz Group Performances, 9 a.m., JDHS Auditorium. Hear jazz bands and vocal jazz groups. Details: Ken, 463-1904.

Southeast Aquatic Safety Flea Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 8345 Old Dairy Road. All proceeds benefit S.E.A.S., Juneau's volunteer dive/rescue team. Details: 790-4665 or 789-7969.

Juneau Singles Point Bridget Trip and Short Hike, 10:30 a.m. For those wanting to carpool, meet at the Brotherhood Bridge at 10 a.m. Bring a sack lunch. Details: 789-7870.

Gastineau Channel Little League Opening Day Ceremonies, 10 a.m., Adair- Kennedy Baseball Field. Details: J. Allan MacKinnon, 789-0320.

Visiting Author Susan Fletcher, 11 a.m.-noon, Valley Library. Designed for Grades K-3. Fletcher will engage children with stories about her dog Sassafras and generalize about things one can do when making a story. Details: 789-0125.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of the Latter Day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. There will be a presentation on using the Family History Center's library. Beginners are welcome.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids' Sake!, Three sessions: 2-4:30 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m. and 8-10:30 p.m., Channel Bowl. Pledge sheets are available at Channel Bowl, Bullwinkle's, Alaska USA locations and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Bowl in the spirit of supporting Juneau's Youth. Details: 586-3350.

Visiting Author Susan Fletcher, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Valley Library. Designed for Grades 4-Adult. Fletcher will show pictures of dragons she discovered in her research and discuss how she used mythological and historical sources to help her create dragons. Details: 789-0125.

Floyd Dryden Principal Candidates, 3:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Library. Site council's public interviews. Details: 463-1850.

Southeast Music Festival, 6-10 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Group performances, featuring bands, choirs and select solos and ensembles. Details: Ken, 463-1904.

Juneau Jazz Juniors, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Concert and Sing-a-long. Details: J. Althea, 586-4933.

Sunday, April 29

Juneau Pow Wow Club meeting, noon, Downtown Library. Meeting will cover the "Gathering of Tribes" Pow Wow 2001 even in July. Volunteers and new members must attend. Details: 586-8187.

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